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Tanzania’s president to launch nationalism campaign

President John Magufuli is set to launch a nationalism campaign aimed at promoting patriotism among Tanzanians. The ministry of Information, Culture, sports and Arts, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe said that the campaign was need since in recent days unity and solidarity had been diminishing among the people. Mwakyembe added that the ‘Nchi Yangu Kwanza’ (My Country […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Zimbabwe govt freezes bank accounts of two Mugabe allies

Zimbabwe’s central bank has ordered the closure of bank accounts belonging to two top allies of ousted President Robert Mugabe, state owned Herald newspaper reported on Friday. The directive that was sent to the country’s financial institutions ordered them to “identity and freeze” all accounts run by of former local government minister Saviour Kasakuwere and […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Slave trade aside, Libya starts voter registration ahead of 2018 elections

Wednesday, the Libyan Higher National Commission of Elections announced the start of registration of voters for the 2018 elections. Emad Al-Sayeh, chairman of the commission, at a joint news conference with UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said, “It was decided that voter registration inside the country will begin today and will last 60 days. for Libyans […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

I Engineered The Riot That Made Mugabe Sack Mnangwaga- Former Minister Tshinga Dube confessed

FORMER War Veteran minister Tshinga Dube has sensationally claimed that he personally mobilised disgruntled Zanu PF youths and war veterans to boo former First Lady Grace Mugabe during the ill-fated Bulawayo Presidential youth interface rally last month, where ex-President Robert Mugabe lost his temper and publicly announced plans to drop the axe on his then […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Tanzania: Magufuli Warns Country’s Looters: “Be Careful, I Can Decide in 2 or 3 Days to Change the Currency”

In his two years in office, President John Magufuli has brought many changes to Tanzania, though critics say not all of them are for the better. Magufuli has been criticized for being arrogant and autocratic when dealing with opponents, either perceived or real. In this speech, the Tanzanian president warned those who looted public money. […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Libya included in President Trump’s travel ban

The US Supreme Court approved on Monday, President of the United States, Donald Trump travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to the United States, despite continued efforts against the law. US President Donald J. Trump signs an Executive Order in the White Hours [Photo File] Libyan citizens will not be allowed to travel to the […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Kenyan doctors remove 13 needles from toddler’s body

Doctors at a Kenyan hospital successfully removed 13 needles from a 10-month-old baby, with the toddler’s parents denying knowledge of how the needles got there, local Standard newspaper reports. The surgery which was conducted at Thika Level Five Hospital, located to the west of the capital Nairobi, left both doctors and locals in shock. The […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Grace Mugabe is reportedly divorcing former president Robert Mugabe

Former First Lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has reportedly filed for divorce from her 93-year-old husband Robert Mugabe after he was ousted as the President, Zimbabwe Today reports. Grace Mugabe and Robert Mugabe have been married for 21 years. Grace began by working as the secretary of then President Mugabe and when his wife, the former […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Zimbabwe’s new leader Mnangagwa replaces 2 ministers after public outcry

Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s new president Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday dropped two ministers he had appointed to his new cabinet just a day earlier, a move widely seen as a response to a public uproar over the nominations. Mnangagwa, 75, named his cabinet overnight on Thursday, and is expected to appoint two vice presidents […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]

Tanzania partially restores power after nationwide blackout

Tanzania’s power utility said on Friday it had started to restore electricity to parts of the country after the East African nation was hit by a country-wide blackout on Thursday morning.  “Efforts are ongoing to make sure that power supply is restored to all parts of the country,” the state-run Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) […]

Europe had a hand in Libya migrant abuse, says Amnesty International [Video]